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4 Quick Tips for More Effective Employee Communication

Most companies dedicate a significant amount of research, planning, and money to communicating with their customers. If a message isn’t crafted just right or the proper channels aren’t used to reach a target audience, there’s a good chance a lot of hard work and effort will go to waste. The same holds true when communicating […]

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Three Steps to Rebuild Trust after You’ve Lost It

From Enron to Bernie Madoff, scandals involving industry titans make big headlines. And, if you’ve noticed an increase in stories about unethical leaders, you’re not alone. According to research from professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC): “Boards of directors, institutional investors, governments and the media are holding chief executive officers to a far higher level of […]

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Our Stressful World

A message from leadership expert Jim Stovall. Among the many changes in our world that our parents or grandparents would find most startling here in the 21st century is the level of what we call stress. Most of us would define stress as too many activities with not enough time or the heightened pressure to produce […]

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Lateral Climb: Moving Forward When You Can’t Move Up

Climbing the “corporate ladder” has long been the driving force behind many ambitious professionals looking to stake a claim to their corner of the business world. From recent grads looking to prove their mettle to seasoned executives eager to take on newer and bigger challenges, upward momentum is often viewed as the most important measure […]

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Wired for Success: 4 Habits of High Achievers

Why do some people just seem to be wired to win? It would be easy to chalk it up to dumb luck or being in the right place at the right time, but for most high achievers, there’s actually a lot more going on than you may think. A few important habits that are shared […]

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Overcoming Online Obstacles On Your Path to Success

Internet marketing can make or break your business. From email campaigns to social media content, online marketing is both competitive and technical. While the Internet increases the possibility of reaching a global audience, it can be a difficult path to navigate. According to Jared Hecht with the Huffington Post, “Online marketing is crucial to a […]

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The Results Are In: Only 7% Say Career Path Led Where They Envisioned

In July, we asked our readers how different their career path has been from what they envisioned,and only 7% say they are exactly where they thought they’d be. In stark contrast, the vast majority of respondents said their career path has led them somewhere completely different than what they envisioned. The rest of the results […]

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Realizing the Dream of Entrepreneurial Success

Entrepreneurship is strong in North America. The U.S. and Canada have the highest levels of entrepreneurial activity in the world. If the thought of working for yourself and following your dream is appealing, here are seven important questions to consider: Do you have the personality traits to run a business? You’ve probably heard that entrepreneurs […]

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New Poll Shows Canada’s Unemployed are Increasingly Stuck

The State of Canada’s Unemployed-Third Annual National Survey: 36% Have Given Up Looking for a Job Express Employment Professionals recently released the third annual State of the Unemployed national survey which shows Canada’s unemployed are increasingly stuck-with difficulty getting interviews and work. Canada’s unemployed are now out of work for an average of 16 months, compared […]

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New Research: First Generation Millennials and the American Dream

Express Employment Professionals recently teamed up with the School of Media and Strategic Communications at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater, OK, to conduct research about Millennials and their attitudes toward the American Dream. Also known as “Gen Y,” Millennials were born between 1979 and 1995 and currently make up 30% of the population. According […]

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